Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-149) and index.
This book builds on the authors' highly acclaimed first collaboration, Understanding English Language Variation in US Schools, and examines the need to integrate linguistically informed teaching into the secondary English classroom. It includes specific information about the language varieties students bring with them to school so that educators can better assist students in developing the literacy skills necessary for the Common Core State Standards. This resource features concrete strategies, models, and vignettes, as well as classroom materials developed by English educators for English educators. (source: Nielsen Book Data)